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Oct 16, 2012 9:00pm EDT
quote now in libya. consider the distance between ourselves and israel. the president said he was going to put daylight between us and israel. we have iran four years closer to a nuclear bomb. syria's not just the tragedy of 30,000 civilians killed by a military but also a strategically significant player for america. the president's policies throughout the middle east began
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Oct 22, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. >> this business about the libya conflict has been like the october mirage, it isn't an issue. >> liberal press spinning the libya situation is unimportant. is that true? and libya will be the center of foreign policy debated. we'll have full coverage with our panel. >> truth telling it straight is the best way. >> bill: it will be moderated by bob schieffer considered a liberal individual. will it matter? and also tonight. we'll take you down to boca raton, florida for the inside story with ed henry and carl cameron. caution, you are about to enter the no-spin zone. factor begins right now. >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching the last showdown and that is the subject of talking points memo. tonight's foreign policy debate in boca raton will feature two different philosophies. president obama won the election last time by repudiating the american power as the big stick in the world. more obama believes the foreign policy decisions made by the bush-cheney administration hurt america because they alienated many countries that could have helped us. barack obama was a fierce o
Oct 14, 2012 3:41pm EDT
the libya i experienced briefly, i was in libya the same amount of time as our colleague and i don't know if he went to benghazi -- >> i was not allowed to go. >> we both went to tripoli and it seemed a very volatile situation in terms of too many people with too many weapons, lots of militias trying to keep control over who is the good guy and to is the bad guy. the matter how many security personnel we might have had in the field, that was a problem and i gather it is still. is that an accurate assessment? >> that was one of our major struggles, just to figure out who was who. >> inherently unstable, as we are trying to transition from walmart gaddafi to something we hope this more -- trying to transition from gaddafi to simply hope is more stable. >> correct. >> ambassador kennedy described it not so much as a dispute as needs assessment. it was your decision it be extended a third time, correct? >> correct. mr. ambassador, your view was or your colleagues he was we are trying to graduate from that and we think we have the assets to do it, therefore, for whatever reason, that requ
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
ambassador to libya was about the security and washington kept ignoring him. up until his murder. this is "special report." >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. hours before the murder, chrissteins wrote a cable to his bosses at the state department, reiterating months of previous cables that security in benghazi and libya in general spiraling out of control. from several of more than 150 pages of official state department documents released today. as part of an expansive house investigation. james rosen has the latest. good evening. >> good evening. although the documents were written in the usual bureaucratic style of diplomats and security officers they take on the added poignancy. impact on read they're ranges from saddening to chilling. >> on the day he died, september 11, u.s. ambassador to libya, chrissteins signed a three-page cable labeled "sensitive" where he alerted the state department and other agencies to deal with growing problems in security in benghazi. lamenting that the security forces were too weak to keep the country secure. >> i'm stunned by the documents. i fig
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Oct 19, 2012 10:00pm PDT
at the united states consulate in benghazi, libya, on the anniversary of 9/11. americans had questions. who did this? how? should our government have seen it coming? did president obama try to hide the truth? is this a huge scand that exposes a failed obama foreign policy? or is mitt romney just saying it is? tonight, we'll try to give you answers. we'll walk you step by step through the terror that unfolded that day. we'll break down the political maneuvering that followed. but we begin with a series of frightening developments and troubling decisions leading up to the horrific night in benghazi. it's a story you haven't heard. told by a man who tried to prevent what happened. on september 11, 2012. >> did you a close relationship with ambassador stevens? >> i lived and worked with him. >> bret: no one understands more than lieutenant colonel andrew wood. of the full extent of the fiasco that killed stevens. he worked closely with stevens for six months in libya before the violent death. a 24-year u.s. special forces veteran, woods' job was to try to prevent such an attack f
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Oct 28, 2012 3:00pm EDT
tv screens? >> it was supposed to be one of triumphs of president obama's foreign policy. a libya without moammar khadafy. he had been one of the worst sponsors of terrorism. families of 189 americans murdered on pan am flight 183 knew that well. after the 2003 invasion of iraq he ended his secret nuclear program. >> i for one didn't buy it. i was deeply suspicious that moammar khadafy may be playing us. >> frank gaf ne89 is president of security policy. >> m away away's transformation from rogue even bizarre terrorist sponsor into one of america's most reliable allies is i think going to be seeing by historians as one of more bizarre twists of diplomatic history. >> bret: whatever the case, khadafy was a repressive leader caught by the surprise in the arab spring. world leaders are calling for him to go. >> moammar khadafy, last has lost legitimacy to lead. >> president obama orders the pentagon to provide air support. one anonymous obama staffer describes the strategy as leading from behind, a characterization the obama administration officially rejected. >> with the libya opera
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Oct 19, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. >> on the day he died, september 11, u.s. ambassador to libya, chrissteins signed a three-page cable labeled "sensitive" where he alerted the state department and other agencies to deal with growing problems in security in benghazi. lamenting that the security forces were too weak to keep the country secure. >> i'm stunned by the documents. i figured there were some documents. had no idea it would be like this. if i were the press secretary now i'd be chagrined to say the least. >> the warnings crescendo over three months' time. on june 25, he signed another sensitive cable where he cataloged what he called increase in violent attacks against western interest. including the use of the i.e.d. against the benghazi consulate that month. islamist extremist appears to be on the rise adding the al-qaeda flag has been spotted several times flying over government buildings and training facilities. >> the committee will come to order. >> 166 pages of internal state department papers released by two republican lawmakers. congressman darrell issa of california and jason chaffitz of utah. the re
Oct 27, 2012 10:30pm PDT
libya, when he was serving at the relations committee in the senate. met him few times in libya when i used to go from time to time. he is the man that there is no limit. he witnessed the suffering under regime of gadhafi and saw brutality of gadhafi killing his own people using all type weapons. he was the first american representative to go to benghazi, my hometown. every member of the delegation came to this country. when i speak about steven they say yes, chris, we know him. he talked to the people. he meet with the people. he knows their suffering. the main thing, that he trusts them and when they rised against gadhafi, he supported them. chris, it is a great loss for libya. we lost him as a friend and man that understands the history of the people of libya before and after. chris, he built the bridge between libya and the united states. a bridge of love, of hope. we never believed one day we would be able to raise against this dictatorship. i knew chris after he came back. i knew chris more. he would come to the house and we play tennis. after the tennis we come back home
Oct 12, 2012 8:00pm EDT
] >> secretary of state hillary clinton spoke about the september limit attack in benghazi libya's in the state department cannot prevent every act of violence directed overseas diplomats. she was the keynote speaker at a conference on north africa, hosted by the center for strategic and international studies. this is about 40 minutes. >> been none of are very hard. the first job is i want to welcome my friends, the investors morocco and algeria and the moroccan league. after a keynote address is done if you all remain in your seats to help get the party out of the room and my third task is to introduce somebody who probably needs less of an introduction than anybody in washington, general brent scowcroft is a legend in washington and is a retired lieutenant general in the air force national security visor to president gerald ford and george h. w. bush and a graduate of west point and holds a ph.d. from columbia. i think for all of us who worked with him he is a model of judgment and probity here in washington. user counselor and it's my pleasure to introduce general brent scowcroft t
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Oct 22, 2012 4:00am EDT
gaining control over much of libya. february 25th the u.s. state department withdraws all the personnel from the capital but six weeks later, april 5th, it sends stevens with a 12-man team by chartered boat to benghazi now under rebel control. as special representative to the rebels, stevens set up shop in the hotel. june 1st, 2011, a car bomb explodes in the parking lot in front of that hotel. steents academy his team decide it's too dangerous to stay there. in august, stevens and his team have a compound on the west side of city. >> it was rented from an owner who had a nice villa and several out buildings there. >> not a lot of security. >> inside the walls, four buildings, one is a large residence with a number of bedrooms in it. another residence has a cantina where the staff eats. across wait is what they call their tactical operations center built for staff, phones and security monitors. finally the barracks a small house by the main gate. it will house a libyan security force. october 20th, moammar khadafy is captured and killed. >> revolutions, killing goes on. while scores are
Oct 10, 2012 1:00pm EDT
since it is the one that was given to the press. >> i was told specifically that while i was in libya, i should not and could not talk about what you are showing here today. >> mr. chairman, if i might, this is commercial digital imagery from a commercial satellite source, sir. >> i appreciate that. ultimately, i will side with the ministration they have a right to show it. we were shown documents this morning in camera that work on classified, but were not turned over to the committee. if you have anything else you intend to use, if it has not been provided to the committee, i shall suggest those materials be provided at this time. it is your prerogative to declassify, but it is not your brought in to tell a member of congress there is something that is classified and come to an open hearing and say it is not. mr. chaffetz this is it with your people. i ask that you rectify this in the future. >> is there question? point of order. we do not want any misconceptions. ambassador, can we get that on google? >> this is not a point of order. thank you. please reset to 8 minutes. if you can
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
thee attackkin libya. libya. how... it... could... impact voters.. / come election day. biden laughing nats biden.... smiling... and innerrupting throughout last the v-p tried to talk over es program.n during tte 90-minute ---fighting nats----- aabus driver knocks out a passengers moments after thh -- attack. 3 --adblib eather tz-- as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6. &pp its been a month sinc the attack on the u-s consulate in benghazi... and lawmakers are still at there.... jeff abell examines how vooers will reacc to the scandal, jjff..... at the vice presidential debate last night, it wasn't the economy but libya thatt
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Oct 20, 2012 6:00pm PDT
that spin? that libya was normalized. of libya has provided more killers of americans than any other country in world. what is the punishment for lying? for incompetence? has anyone been prosecuted? lost their pension? lost their job? how about their parking space? words are nothing. nothing. words are like the empty words to pat smith trying to find out how we her only son died. nothing more than words. how do you sleep at night? now to our state department spokesperson, victoria newland and the refusal to discuss intelligence gathered at that attack in libya. >> you know, we never talk about intelligence issues from this podium. at all i'm not in a position to comment on that here today. >> that is not true. you talk about intelligence issue when you want to talk about them and it's in your interest to do so. >> that's fair. >> judge jeanine: fox news chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge joins me. good evening. >> thank you for having me, judge. >> judge jeanine: good to have you on again. a lot going on tonight. talk of agreement between the white house and ir
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Oct 21, 2012 10:00pm EDT
terrorists murdered four americans in benghazi, libya on the anniversary of 9-11. americans had questions. who did this and how? should our government have seen it coming? did president obama try to hide the truth? is this a huge scandal that exposes a failed obama foreign policy? or is mitt romney just saying it is? tonight we will try to give you answers. we will walk you step by step fl through the terror that unfolded that day and we will breakdown the political maneuvers that is followed. we begin with a series of frightening developments and troubling decisions leading up to the horrific night at benghazi. it's a story you haven't heard told by a man who tried to prevent what happened on september 11th, 2012. >> did you have a close relationship with ambassador tore stevens? >> i worked with him for months from the time he went on there to the time he left. >> no one knows more the full extent of the fiasco that killed stevens. he worked closely with stevens for 6 months in libya before his violent death. a 24 year u.s. special forces veteran, wood's job was to try to prev
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Oct 21, 2012 3:48pm EDT
romney is regularly hitting president obama hard on libya. >> the attack on our consulate can't be blamed on a video insulting islam. despite the administration's attempts to convince of that. >> but they insist the only reason it's a political issue at all is because romney and ryan are making it one. october 11th, right before the vice presidential debate, i asked her if she really meant that. >> what are you suggesting. are you suggesting we are playing politics with this? you have been -- >> this has become the political topic. four people are dead. >> absolutely. this administration. let me get my sentence out. this administration has treated this entire tragedy with the utmost seriousness. at the same time we're doing that, we have two people campaigning around the country accusing us of covering something up. >> bret: but in the vice presidential debate itself, the moderator makes libya her first question. >> wasn't this some massive intelligence failure. >> it was a tragedy. we will get to the bottom of it. mistakes that were made will not be made again. >> what we are watc
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Oct 10, 2012 3:00pm PDT
capitol hill carpet in the emerging scandal over the libya terror attack. this is "special report." good evening. i'm bret baier. 27 days from a rapidly evolving presidential election. governor romney is now ahead of president obama in just released fox news polls this hour. 46 to 45%. he also has a one percentage point lead, one-point lead advantage over the president in favorability opinion. 52 to 51. shift of four points. top story tonight is the growing fall-out from last month's terror attack in libya. the obama administration conflicting statements about it. that tells you how serious this has become. fox team coverage. ed henry looks at the latest episode of obama administration damage control. but we begin with chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge on what went down today just behind me on capitol hill. good evening. >> thank you, bret. lawmakers question today whether the president political agenda throw security decisions on the ground in libya and assertions by the administration. >> there was no protest. the state department, f.b.i. a others have that vid
Oct 14, 2012 2:00pm EDT
does not know about the september 11 attack on the consulate in libya. earlier in the week the oversight committee heard testimony from department officials on whether the level of security there was adequate prior to the attack. here is a portion of that hearing, starting with q&a from chairman carol eisa. -- daryl isa. >> yesterday made a significant press announcement. the documents in that book all indicate unclassified. are you prepared to deliver those documents to us at this time? >> my understanding is that we made an information available last night and this morning. that material is still here and we would be glad to meet with committee or staff afterwards. >> no, we want it for this hearing. the information was not classified. it was perhaps embarrassing. can you make that available at this time? >> mr. chairman, the individual pieces may be classified, but the totality must be considered to be restricted. the context is important. >> i agree with you. with that, i now move that the unclassified document of september 11, 2012, appearing above the signature of the amb
Oct 28, 2012 10:30pm PDT
>>> my name is chris stevens, i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. i had the honor to serve as the envoy to the libyan revolution and i was thrilled to watch the libyan people stand up and demand their rights. now i'm excited to return to libya to continue the great work we've started, building a solid partnership between the united states and libya to help you the libyan people achieve your goals. right now i'm in washington, preparing for my assignment. as i walk around the monuments and memorials commemorating the courageous men and women that made america what it is, i'm reminded we too went through challenging periods, when america was divided by a bitter civil war 150 years ago. president abraham lincoln had the vision to pull us together toward a shared goal of peace and prosperity. growing up in california i didn't know much about the arab world. then after graduating from the university of california at berkeley, i traveled to north africa as peace corps engineer. i worked as an english teacher in morocco two years and quickly grew to love this part of the world. since joi
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
, including tax increases and spending cuts. >>> today attack now on the u.s. consulate in libya. one of the men responsible for the security of u.s. diplomatic in libya said he knew there were security issues there long before the deadly attack in benghazi. he's scheduled to testify tomorrow. sheryl atkinson has his story. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel andrew wood last set foot in libya in february to elite a security team with expertise in counterterrorism. from the moment he arrived, he says he saw chaos. >> shooting instances occurred. many instances involving the local security guard force that we were training there. constantly there was battles going on between militias. >> reporter: wood met daily with ambassador christopher stevens to discuss security. was he concerned about security? >> he was. he was constantly concerned about the threats to not just himself, but the entire staff there. >> reporter: was there what you saw as a visible security drawdown during the period of time you were in libya? >> yes. and it began just shortly after i arrived. there was pressure to reduce the
Oct 28, 2012 11:30pm PDT
the first person i called on was an army colonel. i said where were you last? he said in libya. i said did you know christopher stevens? he said everybody knew christopher stevens. he was our leader, fluent in arabic, constructive, positive, doing something, he was our leader. this spontaneous practically eruption from him. he was a foreign service officer. anybody who has served with a foreign service as i did as the secretary of state knows, what a very special group of people this is. they are very able people. dedicated. they work hard for our country. chris was extraordinary and stood out. i thought what image can i think of that might express our way of thinking about him. i thought of the great seal of our republic. i don't know how many of you have ever looked carefully at it. the center is an eagle. in one talon the eagle is holding an olive branch. the eagle is looking at the olive branch to show that the united states will always seek peace. the other talon, the eagle is holding arrows to show that the united states understands if you will be effective and successful in seek
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Oct 21, 2012 12:30pm PDT
increasing in libya before the attack? >> i'm not aware of any. this is matter that is under investigation in terms what precipitated the attack and what the motivation of the attackers were. >> that night on the late show with david letterman, story seems to shift slightly. president obama says the video did spark muslim outrage where terrorism exploited. >> we had a video released that by somebody who lives there, a shadowy character. it caused great offense in much of the muslim world, but what also happened was extremists and terrorists use this as an excuse to attack a variety of our embassies including the one the consulate in libya. >> capitol hill, the head of national terrorism center testifies and plainly states what everyone already notion. >> i would say, yes, they were killed in the course of a terrorist attack. >> september 24th, the view. >> there is no doubt the kind of weapons that were used, the ongoing assault that it wasn't just a mob action. >> next day, september 25th the president mentions the video six times at the united nations. >> there is no video
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
tol ct t gi salrhe libya terror attack. this is "special rort." eng 27ay f aap evolving presidential election. governor romney is now ahead of president obama in just released fox news polls this hour. 46 to 45%. he ao has a one perntag t , ooiea vae trentoritin 52 to 51. shift of four points. top story tonight is the growing fall-out from last month's terror attack in libya. the obama administration thasecowiog statements about. teove. henry looks at the latest episode of obama administration damage ntrol. but we begin wh chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge on what went down today just behind me on capitol hill. good evening. laeresodwhr pren lil aahr security decisions on the ground in libya and assertions by the administration. >> there was no protest. ot hth veeparent, f.b he s dtm fi wti be usventversight committee confirmed he told lawmakers a day after this attack on the benghazi consulate that he believed it was terrorism. >> i belie it was the ne lthy i was complex attack. >> ambassador kennedy defended ambassador susan rice who five days after the attack mad
Oct 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
latest. sharyl attkisson on unanswered pleas for more security before the u.s. ambassador to libya was killed. >> i feel like we were being asked to play the piano with two fingers. >> pelley: the debate gives mitt romney a boost. we have new polling tonight that shows a change in the race. reports from jan crawford and nancy cordes. and jim axelrod with an executive who's found a formula for succeeding in a tough economy. it's another at-bat for "money ball." >> we essentially have to have players whose performance is better than what we're paying them. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, in ohio police are searching for victims of the meningitis outbreak. in tennessee, they're reaching out with a phone bank. today federal officials estimated 13,000 americans received steroid injections that may have been contaminated with a potentially lethal fung gas. 105 illnesses have been reported across nine states. eight people have died. the steroids were used to treat back pain and joint pain. those who received injections in
Oct 10, 2012 8:00pm EDT
? >> i do not know how to characterize it, but it is a bit schizophrenic. we are seeing on the libya situation, where the administration simply cannot decide what it believed and when in terms of why our ambassador got killed. was it in response to a video that came out? that is what the obama administration said for a couple of weeks. now they are conceding, it seems, that this was a calculated effort by probably an al qaeda operative. >> our position in the world, is that where we should be? should we be more or less involved? >> what we have to do is ask the question, what is the global footprint we need to protect our national interest and also the allies were obligated to? the congressman mentions the issue and libya. the fact of the matter is, having been in the military and having been in the department of defense, health policy board, dealing with issues, we know intelligence built over time. it is difficult sometimes to ascertain specifically what happened. i am not offending anybody, but some of these issues are more complex. what is the and the congressman is typical, chro
Oct 22, 2012 11:00am PDT
questions regarding libya. >> he spoke to this last week in the debate. i'm sure it's going to be a topic tonight. i think he'll say, look, this investigation is ongoing. we are working at home. we want to get to the bottom of what happened so we can make sure it never happens again but bringing those who killed four american people to justice. >> let me bring in the political panel. michael smirkonish and chris covines and chip saltzman. let's start off with the obvious. everyone wants to see what happens with libya, chris. it seems as governor romney after that awkward moment trying to press the president turned out to be wrong, was off his game the rest of the debate. will romney go in this time around trying to pick up traction on libya? >> i think it's the one area where they think they misplayed it in the last debate. i think he'll come hard at the president or as hard as you can when you sit a foot away from the president of the united states. i think the president and his team are prepared for that. it's a relatively easy response in terms of saying this was a fluid situation, an
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Oct 21, 2012 11:00pm PDT
strike in libya, upheaval in syria. development senator dick durbin versus lindsey graham. durbin and graham only on "fox news sunday." then it's been a roller-coaster ride in the polls. we'll talk numbers with the man in charge of gallup, the granddaddy of polling firms, frank newport. >> we'll ask our sunday panel what to expect in the race to the finish line. from a a tense debate to laughs over dinner, it was quite a week on the trail. and hello again from fox news in washington. with 16 days 'til the election president obama and 0 governor romney meet one last time monday night for a debate on foreign policy. we want to preview the issues with a debate of our own. dick durbin joins us from his home state of illinois. a top republican on foreign policy, senator lindsey graham is in his home state of south carolina. let's start with breaking news. a report in today's "new york times" that iran and the u.s. agreed in principal to one-on-one talks about iran's nuclear program. the white house said last night they have not agreed to talks but that the u.s., the administration, is open
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Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. there is brand new finger-pointing over what the president claims he knew about libya and when. republicans are saying this new report is based on selectively leaked information timed to take the pressure off president obama. according to the reporting of the the "wall street journal," parent company of this network. the c.i.a. intelligence briefing pointed to a protest as a possible motive for up to ten days after the attack that killed the u.s. ambassador and three others. republicans have criticized the united states ambassador to the united nations and other officials for saying that the attack likely stemmed from a protest. according to the reporting of the "wall street journal", the c.i.a. daily intelligence updates did not rule it out until accept 22 despite officials at office of the director of national intelligence who said by september 15 a protest had nothing to do with the attack. that is the top story. ed henry is live on it. the debate tonight is supposed to be about foreign possibility and the president has been playing a lot of defense on the libya attack. >>re
Oct 26, 2012 7:00pm PDT
about the killings of the united states ambassador to libya, christopher stevens and other americans. the republicans have not let up on this issue. and the latest comes from fox news today which cited unnamed sources saying cia sources were told stand down. and here is the reaction from the fox panel on "the five." >> this administration is becoming the world's largest clown car with this many jack asses that could run tours of the grand canyon. >> i want to know if leon panetta was the one that said standown. >> did he really need an intelligence assessment to know that a post gadhafi situation wasn't dangerous. >> jennifer: joining us now is ethan chorin. in 2004 ethan was one of the first american diplomats to reestablish relations with tiply. his latest book "exit the colonel: the hidden history of the libyan revolution" was released this week. welcome inside "the war room." >> thanks for having me. >> jennifer: you have such an intense experience in libya, i'm wondering what is the biggest misconception about libya that you have heard in this election? >> i think part
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
congrrssmann... says... the... white house... ignored... the warniig signs... in libya.../ and... then... ried to... cover-up the ource... of theevvolence. violence.jeff abbll tells us... congressman jasonn chaffetz went to the middle east country.... and found a much different story than tte one told by the white house. house. atttckers torched the u-s embassy in libya....killing ambassador chriitopher stevens and three others......there are signssthat workers ere were long concerned....and had asked thh state epartment to beef up security. (ccavetz) "those requests &pfacility was attackkd."rt of republlcan congressmma jason chaffetz recently with a troubling story.... he insists the u-s knee that terrorism was mountiig in that about it.(6:37) (chaffetz) "i think the obama administration wanted a narrative hht things are calm, cool and collected in libya". (abell stand-up) in fact, when the violence broke out, there was little menniin of a rising tide of violence in libya...instead federal o0fficials pointed to a recently-releaseddanti-islam video for inciting all that anger..." (clin
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